The Interwar Period Part III
The Weimar Republic, the rise of Hitler and Nazi Germany
<ul><li>A new government took over when the Kaiser abdicated. </li></ul><ul><li>It was led by Friedrich Ebert. </li></ul><...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nazi Germany
 
<ul><li>Joseph Goebbels </li></ul><ul><li>Devoted to Hitler </li></ul><ul><li>Chancellor of Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Mini...
Himmler
Schutzstaffel SS <ul><li>German for &quot;Protective Squadron&quot;  </li></ul><ul><li>Elite Nazi military and special pol...
Röhm
Gestapo!   Ge heime  Sta ats po lizei : &quot;Secret State Police”   <ul><li>Power to operate without judicial oversight  ...
<ul><li>Chancellor: Heinrich Brünning. </li></ul><ul><li>President: Paul von Hindemburg. </li></ul>Extremism
New elections Brüning couldn't control the parliament properly
Won the elections Who wants to be the next Chancelor?
Von Papen I didn’t have the support of the Parliament so… I had to call for new elections
New elections Nazis won 230 seats I demand to be made Chancellor!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I don’t trust Hitler…I will reappoint von Papen Mr. Hitler, do you want to be vice-chancellor? I’ll rather wait for the ne...
Unstable government New elections We lost 34 seats!!!
I will call von Schleicher as Chancellor Nazis should be weakened
I will choose the nazi Strasser to be vice-Chancellor instead of Hitler
Don’t accept it, ok? I won’t, mein Führer!
What a mess! What should I do…? I rather offer Hitler the post of Chancellor… Great idea!
I will call for new elections…perhaps we could win some more seats New elections
Media censorship Opposition meetings banned SA terrorised opponents Dirty tricks
They were arrested so people couldn't vote for them Dirty tricks
New elections I still have some opposition…I will declare the Communist party illegal
I will also sign the  Enabling Act , which will  enable  me to govern for 4 years without the Parliament Great idea!
Röhm is my political opponent. I should assassinate him and his SA men…
Röhm von Schleicher Strasser von Papen
Hindemburg died I’m now President+Chancellor
Hindenburg's  burial at the Tannenberg Memorial.
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  • Topic 8: Interwar period (part 3)

    1. 1. The Interwar Period Part III
    2. 2. The Weimar Republic, the rise of Hitler and Nazi Germany
    3. 3. <ul><li>A new government took over when the Kaiser abdicated. </li></ul><ul><li>It was led by Friedrich Ebert. </li></ul><ul><li>G was now a republic. </li></ul>
    4. 18. Nazi Germany
    5. 20. <ul><li>Joseph Goebbels </li></ul><ul><li>Devoted to Hitler </li></ul><ul><li>Chancellor of Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Minister of Propaganda </li></ul><ul><li>Strongly Anti-Semitic </li></ul><ul><li>Organized Kristallnacht </li></ul><ul><li>Herman Goering </li></ul><ul><li>President of Reichstag </li></ul><ul><li>Commander of Luftwaffe </li></ul><ul><li>Military background </li></ul>
    6. 21. Himmler
    7. 22. Schutzstaffel SS <ul><li>German for &quot;Protective Squadron&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Elite Nazi military and special police force </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for many of the crimes against humanity </li></ul>
    8. 23. Röhm
    9. 24. Gestapo! Ge heime Sta ats po lizei : &quot;Secret State Police” <ul><li>Power to operate without judicial oversight </li></ul><ul><li>Power to imprison people without judicial proceedings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prisoner had to sign his own S chutzhaftbefehl , declaring that he had requested imprisonment </li></ul></ul>
    10. 25. <ul><li>Chancellor: Heinrich Brünning. </li></ul><ul><li>President: Paul von Hindemburg. </li></ul>Extremism
    11. 26. New elections Brüning couldn't control the parliament properly
    12. 27. Won the elections Who wants to be the next Chancelor?
    13. 28. Von Papen I didn’t have the support of the Parliament so… I had to call for new elections
    14. 29. New elections Nazis won 230 seats I demand to be made Chancellor!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    15. 30. I don’t trust Hitler…I will reappoint von Papen Mr. Hitler, do you want to be vice-chancellor? I’ll rather wait for the next set of elections
    16. 31. Unstable government New elections We lost 34 seats!!!
    17. 32. I will call von Schleicher as Chancellor Nazis should be weakened
    18. 33. I will choose the nazi Strasser to be vice-Chancellor instead of Hitler
    19. 34. Don’t accept it, ok? I won’t, mein Führer!
    20. 35. What a mess! What should I do…? I rather offer Hitler the post of Chancellor… Great idea!
    21. 36. I will call for new elections…perhaps we could win some more seats New elections
    22. 37. Media censorship Opposition meetings banned SA terrorised opponents Dirty tricks
    23. 38. They were arrested so people couldn't vote for them Dirty tricks
    24. 39. New elections I still have some opposition…I will declare the Communist party illegal
    25. 40. I will also sign the Enabling Act , which will enable me to govern for 4 years without the Parliament Great idea!
    26. 41. Röhm is my political opponent. I should assassinate him and his SA men…
    27. 42. Röhm von Schleicher Strasser von Papen
    28. 43. Hindemburg died I’m now President+Chancellor
    29. 44. Hindenburg's burial at the Tannenberg Memorial.

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